The Philadelphia Inquirer

Senior Communities & Engagement Editor
 The Philadelphia Inquirer is seeking a senior editor to create and lead a new reporting and community engagement team. We are looking for a journalist with a strong reporting and editing background. Equally important is a robust track record of community engagement and a deep commitment to embedding community engagement into every stage of your team’s work.This Senior Editor will lead a team of 6-9 reporters, editors and community engagement specialists, with a central mission of increasing the representation and visibility of undercovered, underserved, and misrepresented greater Philadelphia communities in The Inquirer. As Senior Editor, you’ll manage coverage and edit your team’s work. You’ll also model the direct community engagement you expect from your team, and use that engagement to guide your team’s editorial direction. You and your team will also work closely with the broader newsroom, lending perspective and expertise to ongoing coverage, creating more community-centric initiatives across desks. This is an opportunity to build a team from the ground up. You’ll play the leading role in defining the team’s focus and its approach to building meaningful relationships with the community. You’ll also have the opportunity to hire several journalists for this new team.
25 May 2021